South Africa Trade Summary

2006 Data

South Africa exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR South Africa

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 52,602
No. Of products: 4,686
No. Of partners: 213
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 68,469
No. Of products: 4,723
No. Of partners: 223

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bituminous coal, not ...3,005,482.00
Platinum unwrought o ...2,648,407.26
Filtering or purifyi ...2,349,691.69
Platinum in other se ...2,305,071.71
Automobiles with rec ...2,046,665.51
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...9,487,457.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,606,293.98
Automobiles with rec ...1,913,718.05
Transmission apparat ...1,625,161.17
Automobiles with rec ...963,587.36

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Japan6,227 11.84
United States6,058 11.52
United Kingdom4,628 8.80
Germany3,944 7.50
Netherlands2,724 5.18
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Germany8,584 12.54
China6,879 10.05
United States5,216 7.62
Japan4,458 6.51
Saudi Arabia3,612 5.28

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials12,162 23.12 12,354 18.04 0.58
Intermediate goods23,240 44.18 10,656 15.56 3.41
Consumer goods8,384 15.94 18,426 26.91 13.06
Capital goods8,496 16.15 21,749 31.76 2.28

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 12.89
World Growth: 7.53
Country Growth: 7.31

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 702.53
Simple Average (%): 8.45
Weighted Average (%): 5.29
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 39,494,682.23
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 53.69

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 271,638
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,660.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -1.73
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,698.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 10.01
Trade (% of GDP): 60.28